Orlando Magic 20th Anniversary Logo Unveiled

Orlando, Fla. – Celebrating its 20th Anniversary, the Orlando Magic unveiled its commemorative logo for the 2008-09 season.

Branding the season “20 FANtastic Seasons,” the new theme will celebrate the legendary moments, people and fans from the Magic’s past, while also looking forward to the team’s future.

“We are excited about celebrating our 20th Anniversary as we honor the past, but also look forward to winning an NBA Championship in the future,” Magic Vice President of Marketing Chris D’Orso said. “This campaign embodies the history that has prepared us for today and the great moments to come. Every game, every play, every moment really is history in the making.”

The “20 FANtastic Seasons” campaign will include numerous fan interactive elements, including:

--Fan voting on orlandomagic.com for the Top 20 Magic moments of all-time. --Fans submitting their favorite Magic memories with text and photos to orlandomagic.com with prizes awarded for the best memories. --Growing Up Magic – a campaign to target the generation of adults who grew up as Magic fans. --The return of Magic legends. --A $20 per game season ticket.

About The Orlando Magic

Orlando’s NBA franchise since 1989, the Magic’s mission is to be world champions on and off the court, delivering legendary moments every step of the way. On the court, Orlando has won three division championships (1995, 1996, 2008), had four 50-plus win seasons, and won the Eastern Conference title in 1995. Off the court, on an annual basis the Orlando Magic gives more than $2 million to the local community by way of sponsorships of events, donated tickets, autographed merchandise, scholarships and grants. Orlando Magic community relations programs impact an estimated 75,000 kids each year, while a Magic staff-wide initiative provides more than 4,000 volunteer hours annually. In addition, over the last 19 years nearly $14 million has been distributed to local non-profit community organizations via The Orlando Magic Youth Foundation (OMYF) that serve at risk and disadvantaged youth. Ticket highlights for 2008-09 include: 7,569 seats priced $25 or under per game; a $27 lower bowl ticket; and tickets priced at $10 per game. For ticket information log on to orlandomagic.com or call 407-89-MAGIC.

Through the National Basketball Association’s NBA CARES program, the league, players and teams will raise and contribute $100 million for charity, donate more than 1 million hours of hands-on volunteer service to communities worldwide, and build more than 100 places where kids can learn and play over the next five years.

The Orlando Magic is also the developer of the new downtown Events Center which will compete to host major national events, concerts and family shows. Opening in October 2010, the facility will be operated by the City of Orlando and owned by the Central Florida Community.